Seniors

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OPENING CEREMONIES FOR SENIOR OLYMPICS SLATED: Opening ceremonies of the 2019 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9 a.m. at Thomas Jefferson Community Center. For information, call (703) 228-4721.

CURRENT-EVENTS ROUNDTABLE SLATED: A current-events discussion focused on local and world news will be presented on Monday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

SING-ALONG IS IN THE WORKS: A folk-music singalong will be held on Monday, Sept. 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Lee Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

TRAVELERS HEAD TO PENNSYLVANIA: Arlington County 55+ Travel hosts a tour of the Pennsylvania state capitol and the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg on Tuesday, Sept. 17. The cost is $23. For information, call (703) 22-4748.

BONE-BUILDING FOODS IS TOPIC OF DISCUSSION: A workshop on bone-building foods, with samples, will be presented on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-6300.

4-1-1 ON LONG-TERM-CARE LIVING DETAILED: Successfully transitioning to a long-term-care setting will be the topic of discussion on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 1:30 p.m. at Lee Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

PREVENTING FALLS IS TOPIC OF FORUM: Tips for preventing falls will be offered on Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at Langston-Brown Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-6300. A similar program will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Mill Senior Center; for information, call (703) 228-0555.

TRAVELERS HEAD TO TOPIARY GARDENS: Arlington County 55+ Travel hosts a tour of the Ladew Topiary Gardens and House in Monkton, Md., on Friday, Sept. 20. The cost of $38 includes lunch. For information, call (703) 228-4748.

RETIREMENT REMODELING DISCUSSED: A workshop on “remodeling for retirement” will be presented on Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. at Walter Reed Senior Center. For information, call (703) 228-0955.

BALLROOM DANCERS TO TAKE THE FLOOR: Lee Senior Center hosts a ballroom dance on Friday, Sept. 20 at 1 p.m. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

FANS OF LATIN DANCE STEP OUT: Arlington Mill Senior Center hosts an open Latin dance on Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. For information, call (703) 228-7369.

LEE WALKERS HEAD WEST: The Lee Walkers of Lee Senior Center will walk in Turkey Run Park in McLean on Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. The cost is $4 for transportation. For information, call (703) 228-0555.

CLASSICAL-MUSIC FANS TO GATHER: Fans of classical music will meet on Friday, Sept. 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Madison Community Center. For information, call (703) 228-4878.

TRAVELERS ARE OFF TO GETTYSBURG: Arlington County 55+ Travel hosts a trip to an exhibition of World War II materials and the Eisenhower National Historic Site in Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday, Sept. 21. The cost is $20. For information, call (703) 228-4748.

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